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History and Significance of Dusara

History and Significance of Dusara is so remarkable, one of the main Hindu holidays that concludes Navratri is Dusara. The celebration commemorates Lord Rama’s victory over Ravana. It also commemorates Goddess Durga’s victory over the demonic Mahishasura. On this day, fireworks are set off along with the burning of Ravana effigies to symbolise the annihilation of evil. Dussehra will be…

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Principles of Growth & Spiritual Perception

In the sacred Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna asks us to understand that we are nimitta matram; we have only an instrumental role to play in life, which is one of the most important principles of growth. We are only instruments in God’s unfolding plans. You say your son is yours, but can you claim exclusive ownership over him? Our…

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IS ALMIGHTY GOD IN OUR HEARTS?

IS ALMIGHTY GOD IN OUR HEARTS? Swami Sukhabodhananda One fine day, Almighty God wished to enjoy his creation and descended on the earth. Those devotees, who recognized Him, clamored around Him like beggars and pestered almighty god for favors. ‘Please give me lots of jewels! Please give me plenty of money!’ They chased Him with requests. God ran from…

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Existence and Being

Existence and Being is a art. A mother was hurt and shocked to hear her son telling lies. So, she took the boy aside and told him about the perils of telling lies. She told him that, “When you tell a lie, a black man with red eyes, having a horn on his head will drag you from your bed…

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See Distinctions And Not Divisions

We take care of health, wealth, our family and clothing but including friends to this list is smart as friends are one’s greatest assets. see distinctions and not divisions. For it is said, “A friend in need is a friend indeed”. To connect to people through the heart makes more friends. One’s sorrow can be shared to a friend, and…

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The Body and Soul Balance

When a person gets too old to set a bad example, she or he usually starts giving good advice. Observing fast when one is suffering from severe indigestion does not qualify as ritual abstinence from food, does it? Let us stop such practices of making a virtue out of necessity. Let us first walk our talk before we ask others…

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Accepting differences in relationships

Over the years, I have seen that one of the major reasons for trouble in marriages is the belief some couples carry, that they should have no difference of opinion whatsoever! How can a two people born and brought up in different circumstances, have the same opinion concerning multiple issues in the family?! Be it the decision on how to…

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Right Thinking Leads to Right Action

A student goes to the master and requests him to give the final message. The master says, “Go to the next monastery and get your final message from that master”. The student to his surprise finds the Master of the next monastery to be a watchman. When the student requested the Master watchman to teach him, the Master said, “I…

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International Yoga Day 2022: Yoga for Humanity

International Yoga Day 2022 is celebrated on 21 June. Yoga day is a day for all of us to understand the importance of yoga and remember the various advantages that it has on physical and mental health. The national yoga day was first proposed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 21 June was set as yoga day date. Yoga…

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why father’s day is so important

Father’s Day is a day that all of us have to give our best in celebrating and making sure that we make it the best for our fathers. The third Sunday of June is usually celebrated as Father’s Day and this year, Father’s Day is celebrated on 19 June, 2022. This day is a celebration of fathers, paternal bonds and…

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Prasanna Trust: Serving the Poor

Serving the marginalized and the poorest of the poor irrespective of class, creed, religion, colour or caste since 1982.